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The Jay Campbell Podcast

Today’s healthcare system is flawed. Break free from the limitations of “sick-care” and discover what it means to live life FULLY optimized. A former champion men’s physique competitor and current 4x international best selling author in the optimized health care space, Jay Campbell is a global thought leader on hormones, biohacking and higher consciousness. Since returning from 12 days in The Sacred Valley of Peru, he's experienced a profound awareness of the importance of #RaisingTheVibration of humanity to reach planetary consciousness aka unconditional love. On the Jay Campbell Podcast, Jay interviews empowered servant leaders helping to propel humanity towards full spectrum optimization of the body-mind, heart and soul. Are you the best version of yourself? Claim: I AM Giving, Receiving and BE-ing Love! Raise Your Vibration To Optimize Your Love Creation!
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Now displaying: April, 2018
Apr 26, 2018

Few physicians understand how to optimize health, and people are suffering because of it. What is BodHD and BodMD, and how are they going to solve this problem? Why is it so important to get correct lab testing done? How do we integrate technology better with medicine? On this episode, Matt Ward and Dr. Jim Meehan share on their new platforms, BodHD and BodMD, and how it will empower people to take their health into their own hands.

We can start to grow an ecosystem of excellence and optimization that just doesn’t exist today. -Dr. Jim Meehan

 

Three Takeaways

  • BodHD/MD are blending medicine and referral-based marketing to build an army and culture of health.
  • Elite athletes and people suffering from arthritic disease or autoimmune disease need a master antioxidant glutathione to mop up that tissue burning, destroying free radicals that lead to disease.
  • You have to build from the foundation-up, starting with your hormones because that makes the most difference.

 

At the start of the show, Dr. Jim and Matt shared on BodHD and BodMD and what inspired it. We also talked about the power of combining medicine and referral based marketing, and how to control free radicals in the body. We also shared on the benefits of joining on this program and referring people.  

We also discussed:

  • Why lab tests are so important
  • Why we need to combine technology with medicine.
  • How to build an army of health-conscious people

 

The future of medicine is that people can become scientists of their own health-- by leveraging technology and information. Once you get optimized, you’ll never look back-- and you will help other people do the same. If we can build an army of healthy people and incentivize it, we will start seeing a change in families and communities. An optimized body is the beginning of all health, happiness and fulfillment.

Apr 24, 2018

A lot of doctors are shying away from the use of aromatase inhibitors, but this could be negatively affecting older men on testosterone. Why should a man in his 60s take an aromatase inhibitor? Why are anti-aging clinics doing more harm than good? Is Clomid something we would recommend? On this episode, Nelson Montana is here to talk about his experience and insights on testosterone optimization drawn from two decades of using it.

 

Dig in and understand what you’re reading. You’ll have a much stronger base from which to work. -Nelson Montana

 

Three Takeaways

  • Few doctors have the experiential basis of knowledge that comes with long-term practice.
  • There’s really no difference between taking 100mg and 200mg of testosterone, so why take 100mg more than you need?
  • A person on Clomid only has elevated testosterone when they are on it. It also has a lot of negative side effects and increases estrogen. It’s actually just easier, cheaper, and better to use testosterone.
  • The doctors who are using Clomid are afraid of legal trouble from giving testosterone to men.

 

At the start of the show, Nelson shared a bit on his life and talked about changes he has noticed in his body as he grows older. We discussed the issues with anti-aging clinics and why people should not be using Clomid. We also talked about the importance of factoring in the differences between people in the hormone optimization conversation.  

We also discussed:

  • Micro-dosing aromatase inhibitors for older men
  • How the internet is making us dumber
  • Why everything is geared for us to be on one side of the fence or the other

 

If there is anything that’s truly the foundation of youth as a chemical constituent, it’s testosterone. The problems arise when people try to pass themselves off as hormone specialists and give terrible advice. This gets furthered by the general misconceptions that get in the way of the proper application of testosterone. People also try to apply generalized rules, but it’s called interventional endocrinology for a reason-- it’s not a cookie cutter methodology. Because our bodies are changing as we age, we’re also going to have to reevaluate and adapt as time goes on.

Apr 19, 2018

Because of the lack of struggle and scarcity in this high-tech world, it’s very hard for a younger person to identify their mission. Why does struggle go hand in hand with the discovery of your mission? How do you identify yours? What are some of the things that have shaped how we find our purpose? On this episode, boxer and author Ed Latimore talks about the journey to finding out what you’re put on this planet to do.

 

Your mission doesn’t just come to you. You chip away at it. -Ed Latimore

 

Three Takeaways

  • Your life’s mission is where your talents can do the most because you’re motivated, passionate and you have a particular advantage.
  • It can take years to master your craft, regardless of what it is, so you have to temper your enthusiasm.
  • The lack of struggle and scarcity is the biggest problem for the millennials and younger generations.
  • A lot of men today grow up without any form of masculine guidance, and it’s causing massive problems.

 

At the start of the show, we talked about how a lot of young men today are lost from a lack of male guidance. Ed shared on how he overcame his battle with alcoholism and how he defines a mission in life. We also spoke about how to distinguish between a mission and a hobby, and whether your job can become your mission.

 

Your mission as a human being is whatever allows you to serve others in the highest capacity and intention that you can produce. It’s something unique about you and your life experience which combines to give you something important to offer to the world. The truth is, a lot of people aren’t going to find their mission until they hit rock bottom, so you have to be willing to experience the lows in your life. If you don’t embrace the struggle, you’re never going to accept your mission.

Apr 17, 2018

We’re in a society that is weakening by the minute due to a major testosterone crisis. How is it destroying lives and families? What can be done to fight it and get our health back? How do you go about identifying whether you need optimization therapy? On this episode, I talk to the hosts of the Family Alpha Podcast about solving the serious problems being caused by testosterone deficiency.

Testosterone is the Holy Grail molecule of not just men, but women too. -Jay Campbell

 

Three Takeaways

  • The majority of guys only go to the doctor when they stop functioning sexually. Even then, the drugs they are given aren’t addressing the underlying issue.
  • Obesity is so prevalent that it's lowering the standard mean deviation of total testosterone levels.
  • When someone is clinically diagnosed with a deficiency, it’s more about a symptomatic diagnosis than a total testosterone measurement number.

 

At the start of the show, we talked about all the issues the testosterone deficit is causing in society and the alarming testosterone levels in young men today. Next, we talked about the reason why so many men don’t ever get their testosterone levels checked. We then covered the right way to measure and test testosterone.

We also discussed:

  • Why there’s absolutely no value in soy
  • How to suppress diabetes
  • The connection between Alzheimer's and insulin

 

Right now, testosterone deficiency is not being diagnosed, and it’s not acknowledged in the mainstream. This is a major issue because so many men are walking around weaker, less energetic, more docile and less focused. Men are being bombarded by environmental attacks on their health and masculinity, and this is something we have to solve to make society better. It’s time to put our energy towards working with physicians who understand what’s at stake and what needs to be done.

Apr 12, 2018

Even though it’s very apparent that humanity is under a tremendous threat to our health, there's no action plan for solving this problem or urgency in studies. Why is the sick care model failing us? What are the latest studies telling us? What are some food choices and unhealthy behaviors that are putting us at great risk of metabolic syndrome? On this episode, Dr. Merrill Matschke is back to share his thoughts on these issues.

 

Once you're in the funnel, you’re trapped unless you take hard measures to get out and change your life-- and that’s on you. -Jim Brown

 

Takeaways

  • It’s important to look for those early inflammatory markers so people can be treated before they present symptoms.
  • If someone is obese, has metabolic syndrome, and/or has a vascular disease, they are also going to have issues with fertility and testicular function.
  • Low calorie nutritive sweetener is going to drive you to diabetes. It’s 300 times sweeter than sugar. Our genes can’t handle a synthetic sweetener made in a lab
  • How we live our lives can turn certain genes on and off. If you know this ahead of time, you can avoid certain medications and change your diet so that you don’t activate that genetic pathway.

 

At the start of the show, Dr. Merrill shares on transitioning to a new city and practice. Next, we talked about how much time the average doctor has to put towards research when they are so busy treating a revolving door of patients. We also discussed epigenetics, the problems with low-calorie sweetener, and why it’s so important to eat whole food over the processed stuff.

We also discussed:

  • Why it’s important to track early markers of metabolic syndrome
  • The importance of estrogen
  • The connection between male birth control and low testosterone

 

A lot of doctors are missing the opportunities to improve the health of men, and this is something we can fix. We can’t underestimate the interconnectedness of a lot of health issues. A person with low sperm count is 12 times more likely to have low Testosterone. If a patient has low Testosterone, they’re twice as likely to have metabolic syndrome. If you have metabolic syndrome you’re 5 times more likely to have diabetes which puts you at risk of heart attack or stroke. A lot of clinicians have no experience to help them understand these effects, so it’s up to you to educate yourself and be mindful of the causes.

Apr 10, 2018

Few physicians in the hormone optimization space have firsthand experience with treatment, and use what they learned from textbooks instead. How is this harmful to patients? Why is hormone optimization useless without lifestyle optimization? What makes treatment customization so necessary? On this episode, we are joined by a doctor who is dedicated to studying and answering these questions, Dr. Frank Comstock.

Lifestyle intervention can pay so many big dividends. People can start feeling better and get healthy. -Dr. Frank Comstock

 

Three Takeaways

  • Your risk of health problems is going to be higher with deficient hormones.
  • Treatment is not “one-size-fits-all”. It should always be customized to a person’s goals and biology.
  • Call a pharmacy in your area and ask them about the physicians they utilize or recommend.

 

At the start of the show, we talked about how Dr. Frank got interested in hormone optimization for men and women, weight management, and nutritional supplementation. Next, we talked about realizing your options to get better and improve your life. We also talked about the importance of lifestyle optimization and why it’s necessary for the success of your hormone optimization.

We also discussed:

  • Hormone optimization for women
  • Why you have to change fundamental beliefs about yourself if you want to take your health seriously
  • Why customization of program is necessary

 

If you’re not taking care of your health, no amount of success and wealth is going to matter. You must have the desire and motivation to make your life better. Don’t look for a quick-fix solution that skips exercise and nutrition. The truth is you’re never going to get optimal results from hormone programs if your diet is trash, you’re sedentary, stressed out and not sleeping. Things like exercise make an impact on your underlying health and response to therapy. They are critical and crucial to your wellbeing.

 

Guest Bio
Frank is a board certified physician in Anti-aging Medicine and Emergency Medicine, the Author of ANTIAGING 101: COURSE MANUAL. He has run a private anti-aging medical practice, Lifestyle Spectrum since 2000. Lifestyle Spectrum practice offers programs in hormone optimization for men and women, nutritional and weight management, as well as nutritional supplementation. Go to http://www.lifestylespectrum.com/ for more information.

Apr 3, 2018

Nutrition is very misunderstood, including within the physician and dietitian community. What are some of the biggest misconceptions people have about nitrate and red meat? What are the best oils to use in your cooking? How do nitrate and metformin improve the gut biome? On this episode, I have a fascinating discussion with nutrition expert, Morgan Pfiffner, about important facets of nutrition and health that people often miss.

You cannot benefit from nitrate if you don’t have the bacteria in your mouth to metabolize it. -Morgan Pfiffner

 

Three Takeaways

  • Endothelial dysfunction is a precursor to the various diseases of aging.
  • You don’t have to eat nitrate-rich foods raw. It’s fairly stable-- you can cook with it and it won’t disintegrate.
  • In order to get the true nutritional value of meat, it has to be rare or seared. If it’s overcooked its nutritional value from a protein bio-availability standpoint is nil.

 

At the start of the show, Morgan shared how he got into nutrition and how nutrition is one of most poorly understood facets of health. We discussed nitrate, the best sources of it and one of the biggest misconceptions people have about red meat. We talked about why it’s so important to have control over what you eat.

We also discussed:

  • Why every disease has a metabolic initiator
  • How nitrate is affected by things like mouthwash
  • How metformin can improve the gut biome

 

Food is the most powerful drug known to man, but unfortunately we’re not taught this enough by health authorities. The truth is, if you can control what goes into your mouth, you can control any aspect or phase in your life and have power over it. The molecular cascade that goes on when a human being consumes the right food is mesmerizing. Nitrate is one of the most important things you can consume to improve your nutrition. It can lower blood pressure and improve your gut biome, and the best source of it is green, leafy vegetables. Ultimately it is a great tool for decreasing the risk of cardiovascular disease.

 

Guest Bio


Morgan is a researcher, primarily interested in the role of diet on biological gases and cardiovascular disease. Follow him on Twitter @MorganPfiffner or check out his website thehealthhammer.wordpress.com for more information.

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